Friday, February 01, 2008

Teen Book Discussion

Teen Book Discussion

Sunday, February 17, 2008
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

"Astonishing Adventures of Fanboy and Goth Girl" by Barry Lyga

A fifteen-year-old "geek" who keeps a list of the high school jocks and others who torment him, and pours his energy into creating a great graphic novel, encounters Kyra, Goth Girl, who helps change his outlook on almost everything, including himself.

Sunday, March 16, 2008
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

"Hero" by Perry Moore

Thom Creed, the gay son of a disowned superhero, finds that he, too, has special powers and is asked to join the very League that rejected his father, and it is there that Thom finds other misfits whom he can finally trust.

Sunday, April 20, 2008
3:00 PM- 4:00 PM

"Un lun dun" by China Mieville

Stumbling into an alternate funhouse version of her home city, twelve-year-old Londoner Deeba finds herself trapped in a world of killer giraffes, animated umbrellas, ghost children, and flying double-decker buses and menaced by a choking black smog, and is forced to take on the role of unlikely savior to prevent utter destruction.

1 comment:

Katie said...

Yay! I've read all three books and loved them. Thanks!